Introduces students to the workings of the global political economy by examining its trade, investment, financial and monetary dimensions. Examines the global economic governance system, focusing on the World Trade Organization (WTO), bilateral and regional investment treaties, the G8/G20 and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The unit investigates the impact of the global economy on local polities and the strategies communities are adopting to secure their economic survival in an economically turbulent world.
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web supported - H Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
Fully online - L,I,N,W This unit is taught entirely online
Resource supported teaching & learning - H,L,I,N,W Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
Video conferencing - H,L A live video link between campuses is used for at least some teaching in this unit
About Flexible Study Options
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.